from industry, teacher, librarian and parent blogs
Starred review from Publishers Weekly: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/reviews/single/9781481420662
From School Library Journal: “The age-old theme of learning to accept a newcomer will resonate with children adjusting to a new sibling or witnessing an old pet adapt to a new one. . . VERDICT: This cozy story is likely to hit the spot with many preschoolers and is a great choice for beginning readers.”
From Prose and Kahn: “Yeah, there are other adorable Pug books out there, but make room for this sassy sibling rivalry book. It’s completely adorable from its endpapers through its creamy, lovely illustrations. Pug Meets Pig is a fun read aloud and great for newly emergent readers as well.” http://proseandkahn.blogspot.com/2016/10/review-pug-meets-pig-by.html
From Cracking the Cover: “Pug Meets Pig is very simple at first glance. There are not a lot of words to read, but there’s a lot to glean contextually. Author Sue Lowell Gallion has provided just enough framework for illustrator Joyce Wan to work her magic. Wan’s charming illustrations are reminiscent of those by Tomie dePaola — strong outlines and expressive characters immediately draw you in.”https://www.crackingthecover.com/12805/pug-meets-pig/
From 5 Minutes for Books: “With big rounded faces, the two characters in Sue Lowell Gallion’s new picture book Pug Meets Pig will surely make toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary- aged kids smile.” http://books.5minutesformom.com/40147/pug-meets-pig/
Congratulations to Joyce Wan for being selected for the 2016 Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit with Pug Meets Pig! Meet Joyce in an interview with Dylan Teut,executive director of the Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival: https://readingwithmrteut.wordpress.com/2016/05/23/learn-more-about-joyce-wan-exclusive-interview/
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If you would like an autographed or personalized copy of Pug Meets Pig, call Kansas City’s independent bookstore, Rainy Day Books, at 913-384-3126 or go online to Rainy Day Books. Rainy Day Books welcomes special orders and ships books nationwide. Read a recap of Pug Meets Pig’s launch.